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Headline inflation decelerated to 13.5% in July 2018 compared to 14.4% in June 2018, in line with the view that inflation is set to follow a downward trend following the one-time spike in June that came on the heels of yet another round of fuel subsidy cuts.
A downside of being a financial analyst these days is that you may find yourself called upon to explain why solid economic reports may cause a severe markets sell-off. Strong wage growth and employment data in the US have shaken global markets on concerns that the US economy may be overheated.